Nike has officially launched Giannis Antetokounmpo’s first signature sneaker, the Nike Zoom Freak 1. The NBA 2018-2019 MVP “THE GREEK FREAK” joins an elite group of current signature players that includes LeBron James, Kevin Durant,Kobe Bryant and Kyrie Irving. He is Nike basketball’s first European born and raised signature athlete.Antetokounmpo re-signed with the Swoosh in 2017 after a mini sneaker war that included Li-Ning and Adidas, but the brand won out after they agreed to grant him a signature line. The sneaker features responsive cushioning, forefoot lockdown and multidirectional traction to complement Giannis’ versatility. internal containment system helping to keep the foot in place, and lateral support in the form of a rubber clip that extends from the outsole up through the midsole.These subtle elements are fundamental to serving Antetokounmpo’s play. What gives the Air Zoom Freak 1 a visual character of its own is employment of double-stacked Zoom Air units inside the heel of the big swoosh, offering an explosive balance of responsiveness and cushioning.